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Finland - Michigan
Energy Circle

Combating Climate Change

Collaboration towards Electrification

Lecture series for experts, professors and industry leaders in the energy sector.
Registration available for each day below

October 26th

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Battery Metals Processing and Research of Environmental Impacts – Simulation-based Modelling

Lecturer: Prof Mari Lundström
Email: mari.lundstrom (at) aalto.fi
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Battery Life Estimation & Prognostics: What we know & what can we guess?

Lecturer: Anna Stefanopoulou
Email: annastef (at) umich.edu
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Co-precipitation of NMC with high-nickel: Effect of precursor properties on battery performance

Lecturer: Dr., Adj. prof. Pekka Tynjälä
Email: pekka.tynjala (at) oulu.fi
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MI, USA 08:00 EDT; Helsinki, FI 15:00 hrs EEST
Each Presentation will be 15 minutes with 5 min questions

October 28th

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Current EU strategies facilitating the battery industry and new fuels industries

Lecturer: Laura Huomo
Email: laura.huomo (at) roschier.com
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Printed solid-state lithium-ion batteries

Lecturer: Prof. Tapio Fabritius
Email: tapio.fabritius (at) oulu.fi
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Computational Discovery in Energy Storage

Lecturer: Don Siegel
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Solid State Batteries

Lecturer: Jeff Sakamoto
Email: jeffsaka (at) umich.edu
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MI, USA 08:00 EDT; Helsinki, FI 15:00 hrs EEST
Each Presentation will be 15 minutes with 5 min questions.

October 29th 

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Heteroatom constitution for Li-ion batteries positive electrode materials

Lecturer: Dr Ekatarina Fedorovskaya
Email: ekaterina.fedorovskaya (at) aalto.fi
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High-nickel cathodes for LIBs: Use of secondary materials in co-precipitation

Lecturer: Prof. Ulla Lassi
Email: ulla.lassi (at) oulu.fi
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Pathways towards next generation redox flow batteries: aqueous organics and solid boosters

Lecturer: Prof. Pekka Peljo
Email: pekka.peljo (at) utu.fi
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Zero-dimensional modeling of organic flow batteries

Lecturer: David Kwabi
Email: dkwabi (at) umich.edu
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MI, USA 08:00 EDT; Helsinki, FI 15:00 hrs EEST
Each Presentation will be 15 minutes with 5 min questions.

November 10th

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Statistical entropy analysis as an engineering tool for the circular economy

Lecturer: Prof. Rodrigo Serna
Email: rodrigo.serna (at) aalto.fi
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Battery Degradation Analysis and Modeling

Lecturer: Wei Lu
Email: weilu (at) umich.edu
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All-Copper redox flow battery

Lecturer: Prof. Lasse Murtomäki
Email: lasse.murtomaki (at) aalto.fi
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Degradation-Conscious Control of PEM Fuel Cells

Lecturer: Tulga Ersal
Email: tersal (at) umich.edu
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MI, USA 08:00 EDT; Helsinki, FI 15:00 hrs EEST
Each Presentation will be 15 minutes with 5 min questions.

November 11th

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Fuel cell Model: Physics-based supported Machine Learning

Lecturer: Jason Siegel
Email: siegeljb (at) umich.edu
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Mapping the effects of Li-ion battery health on energy allocation for grid applications

Lecturer: Mr. Chethan Parthasarathy
Email: chethan.parthasarathy (at) uwasa.fi
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Phase change material in  Battery thermal management

Lecturer: Mr. Joel Songok
Email: joel.songok (at) uwasa.fi
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Electrochemical implications of defect structures in synthetic and commercial LiMn2O4 cathode materials

Lecturer: Dr. Bart Bartlett
Email: bartmb (at) umich.edu
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MI, USA 08:00 EDT; Helsinki, FI 15:00 hrs EEST
Each Presentation will be 15 minutes with 5 min questions.

November 12th

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The role of production emissions in limiting decarbonization of the U.S. light-duty vehicle fleet 

Lecturer: Dan Cooper
Email: drcooper (at) umich.edu
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Lithium rich material cathode (with high capacity) 

Lecturer: Prof. Bernardo Barbiellini
Email: bernardo.barbiellini (at) lut.fi
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Batteries made for Extreme Fast Charging

Lecturer: Neil Dasgupta
Email: ndasgupt (at) umich.edu
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MI, USA 08:00 EDT; Helsinki, FI 15:00 hrs EEST
Each Presentation will be 15 minutes with 5 min questions.

Contact us

Head of Industry, Cleantech, Invest in
Markku Kivistö
+358 50 5577 968
HEAD OF BATTERIES FROM FINLAND
Ilkka Homanen
+358 44 577 4430
Energy Institute Director
Anna G. Stefanopoulou

William Clay Ford Professor Of Technology

Professor Of Mechanical Engineering
University Of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Staff Scientist (Raw Materials, Metallurgy And Electrochemistry)
Dr. Ben Wilson

Aalto University

School Of Chemical Engineering

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